A green sofa as well as a green armchair like the one in this watercolor appear in several works on paper and canvas made at Rothko’s Brooklyn apartment (1000 Park Place), where he and his wife lived from the fall of 1933 to late 1935 (fig. 1 and see Related Works on Paper).
1. Mark Rothko, Seated Woman, 1933, oil on canvas, 26 1/16 x 21 15/16 in., National Gallery of Art, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko, 1986.43.101. [Anfam 39]
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